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on the commerce clause. everyone of the justices at some level will see the commerce power is fairly broad. i also think all nine justices recognize there have to be limits on the commerce power, otherwise the whole point of enumerating the various powers of congress was entirely beside the point. they could instead the commerce power, were down. now i think some of the justices may question what role there is for the judiciary to enforce the commerce power letters. what happened in this case is that five justices did adopt what is bad at least the dominant view since the lopez decision, which is the core can simply knock it out of enforcing limits on federalism on the power of the federal government to adhere to iowa quote justice kennedy from his lopez concurrence. as he said then, the federal balance is too essential a part of archons additional structure in place to vital ebola in securing freedom for us to admit an inability to intervene when one or the other level of government has tipped the scales too far. i think he also recognize this is not an area where there are strong occasional ince
're in the business of putting local commerce online, doing the same thing for -- that amazon did for products we're doing for local commerce. and we're still in the early innings of that opportunity. local commerce is a $3 trillion market. most local transactions do not involve groupon today. so even if we can get a very small piece of the overall local commerce market, we think we can build a great business over time. we're really focused on what we can do over the long term there. >> you say you're misunderstood by wall street. but specifically here you are launching a new business. is this going to convince wall street that the company's on track? i mean 70% down over a year. >> i think that this product improves the value proposition that we have former chants. we can use payments to help merchants save thousands of dollars a year over what they're paying today. that makes merchants more likely to want to have a lasting, sustained relationship with groupon, and run more deals with groupon. >> i understand tyler back in the studio wants to jump in here. >> mr. mason, given the slide in the va
about abortion and also the chamber of commerce and the degree they care about -- >> i just want to see one democratic president say i am the president who is devoted to the courts. i want to see -- i'm going to make that priority. >> we don't see that because of interest groups. >> you didn't see it in clinton or obama. >> they have identified this asymmetric polarization. the republican party moved further to the right. they threaten filibuster reform, the nuclear option when they have a majority and democrats haven't yet. >> excellent point. one counter example -- >> nominations, younger than the democrats. there's asemitrihere. >> a lot of people thought affordable care act was going to be this. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and
of commerce along with heads of other departments and agencies to produce a report on enhancing the competitiveness of the united states and attracting foreign direct investment and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the the gentlewoman from california, mrs. bono mack, and the gentleman from georgia, mr. barrow, each will control 20 minutes. mrs. bono: -- mrs. bono mack: i ask unanimous consent that all members have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the bill. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mrs. bono mack: i rise today in strong support of h.r. 5910, the global investment in american jobs act of 2012. this legislation directs the department of commerce, in coordination with the heads of other relative federal departments, to produce an interagency report on enhancing the competitiveness of the united states in enhancing foreign direct investments. this is a common sense, bipartisan approach to creating new jobs in america. i'd like to thank my colleagues, mr. told, mr. peters, m
the comments came to light on tuesday, mitt romney spoke to the hispanic chamber of commerce and los angeles in a bid to woo latino voters. the obama administration has filed a challenge at the world trade organization accusing china of unfairly subsidizing its auto and auto parts industries. announcing the move during a campaign stop in ohio, president obama took a shot at republican rival mitt romney. >> he made money investing in companies that up routed from here and went to china. pioneers. you cannot stand up to china when all you have done is send them our jobs. today my administration is launching a new action against china. this one against illegal subsidies that encourage companies to ship autoparts, manufacturing jobs, overseas. these direct the hard-working men and women on the assembly lines in ohio and michigan and across the midwest. >> at least 12 people have been killed, including nine foreigners, in a suicide bombing in afghanistan. a militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack, calling it revenge for the anti islam film that sparked anger in muslim countries w
by the energy and commerce committee here in the house. but support for this agenda also requires us to pull the plug on existing programs that simply aren't working. and the department of energy's title 17 loan guarantee program is simply not advancing the ball on an all-of-the-above energy goal. the no more solyndras act, this bill phases out this costly, ineffective and frankly very mismanaged program. the investigation of solyndra uncovered a story worse than anyone could have imagined. it is amazing to me that the administration gave a half billion dollar loan guarantee to a company that its own experts predicted would fail. a company so dysfunctional that it burned through this giant handout and went bankrupt in two years. even worse, when it became clear to the administration that solyndra was in trouble, it chose to double down on the risky bet, gambling even more taxpayer dollars with a desperate loan restructuring instead of trying to cut its losses and move on. solyndra is the most visible but far from the only example of title 17 failures. in fact, it is hard to point to a single
under the commerce power, whether it is justified under the necessary and proper power of the constitution, and whether or not it can be justified under the taxing power. it's worth focusing on the fact these are three issues and they needed to prevail on one. these are three separate issues where y they had the tower pass the statute. and so -- if you think back to the statement there was only a 1% chance of prevailing, part of the challenge for those attacking the statute was they really did have to run the table on the arguments. and to make matters even more difficult, i think it was conventional wisdom and a part of conventional wisdom that didn't turn out to be wrong, there were four votes on the court ready to uphold the law on any one of these grounds. and so what that meant in practical terms is that in order to prevail, the challengers really needed to run the table and on the three issues get 15 out of 15 available votes. now the god news is that the challengers managed quite remarkable feet of getting 14 out of 15 votes. [laughter] bad news, of course, the 1
with it. we have teamed up with the minnesota department of commerce to give back free, yes free, money. right in the middle of the mall. >> you guys want to find some money? >> reporter: there's just one problem. >> want some money? you sure. >> reporter: these skeptical shoppers don't believe us. >> we got thousands of dollars. millions of dollars. >> reporter: but they should. statistics show 1 in 10 of us have unclaimed money waiting. forgotten apartment security deposits. final paychecks that you didn't pick up and money left to you from loved ones. minnesota commerce department chair loves giving it back. >> you never know, it could be $1,000 or tens of thousands of dollars that's your money. >> reporter: katy westin is one of the doubters. can we change her mind? yes. with a nice find. $675 for from her extended family if other see the hubbub and start to line up at at the station. she searched her grandmother's name. >> 1625. >> reporter: wow. >> she's retired. >> reporter: jason bennett checked his mom's name and found $2,600 in insurance money. >> spend it on the grand kids. >
never was although he gave his vote on the commerce clause to the other for conservatives, but i always thought he would be the decider. this would indicate that he's kind of changing his tune of attacking more to the metal. this term will tell because unlike the health care case, this coming term that has affirmative action and almost certainly voting rights took the big great subjects and rate has been his subject just like federalism was kennedy. roberts is entering his eighth term as the chief justice, so, early in his tenure in the case in 2007 where he said the way to stop discriminating by race is to stop discriminating by race he says as in validating an effort by the systems to keep public schools from resegregate in. he's eager to get into the subjects. what i expect attacking to the metal on those i don't think so but i'm not 100% sure it is the question of the moment. this is where the roberts court is about to meet the road there is a decision to be made between what a judge believes, and he deeply believes it is wrong for the government to classify or count people by race
of the decisions of the hughes court -- whether congress has exceeded its power to regulate interstate commerce. so whether it could be regulations that went across state lines, very broad regulations. well, that will be one of the arguments in the health care bill that comes up for argument next month. the question is whether congress has exceeded his authority under the commerce clause. most of the cuts towards congress, that is, i think most of the president, certainly in the late 1930s, some of which chief justice hughes wrote, he gave congress more leeway to regulate interstate commerce. that became pretty much the modern commerce clause doctrine for the next six years. but we don't know about the score. this is a very polarized court and presidents goes the other way. also. this will be very interesting to see that. to see what happens. thank you very much. [applause] [applause] >> your government and mine and it can be what these governments wanted to be. sometimes we talk about the u.n. as though it is a distance by doing that, we get the governments involved that are actually responsible i
affect the interstate commerce coming and for period of time, they even argued that this would cover all such land that could be the habitat for migratory birds. something that is commonly referred to as the goose test. what is interesting about the regulations that the epa enforced is that we know they cannot be enforced as written. the regulation as it is promulgated purport to reach what could affect the interstate commerce. we know in the united states versus lopez in 1995 the court decision since the commerce clause doesn't reach the mere potential on the commerce. there must be a substantial effect on the interstate commerce. the existing regulations don't require the substantial effect in fact they don't even require the actual effect. by their terms they only require a potential effect. they reach far beyond the scope of the federal commerce clause authority. the supreme court has twice been asked to consider the application of the regulations to the private land owners once in the case called swank. they did it merely to keep it in the constitutional bounds and in each case they
: thank you. host: coming up, we will talk with the president of the chamber of commerce in charlotte, bob morgan in just a minute, but we also want to show you the convention center. this is where the media has gathered. all of the media will have workspaces in the convention center. the delegates could come over there. there are some shops, places to buy souvenirs and a lot of security goes into the convention center as well. it is not quite nearly as heavy as the times warner cable arena, but you can see the gifts that you can buy. the convention kicks off today. 16,000 hotel rooms have been built around the charlotte-area. 250 auto buses will be used to transport delegates. 15,000 members of the media, just like in tampa, and in that center, podium within the time warner cable arena, 20 miles of cables have been installed for cameras, four telephones, all of the different electronic needs within the convention. eight of the states in charlotte have delegations bigger than 160 delegates -- including california, texas, new york. 5500 delegates will be there. there are about 400 alternate
is a member of the house energy & commerce. we will about energy issues, the 112th congress, and upcoming elections. it is friday morning, september 21. tomorrow is the first official day of fall. we're back in a moment. >> all this weekend, "book tv's" live coverage from the national mall with two days of interviews and presentations. and your phone calls, e-mails, and tweets starting saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. eastern and sunday at noon, live on c- span2. >> we have to crack down on china went they cheat. they manipulate their currency. [applause] they still patents and designs. they have counterfeit goods. and i know the want to be a responsible partner in the world of trade and commerce. they are going to have to understand, they cannot take away jobs on an unfair basis. >> he made money investing in companies that uprooted from here and went to china. pioneers. ohio, you cannot stand up to china. when all you have done is send them our jobs. >> watch and engage with c-span as the campaigns move towards the november elections. international issues and foreign policy will be the fo
during a debate in michigan. >> it's three agencies that are gone when i get there, it's commerce sand education and -- what's the third one there -- commerce, and education and -- what's the third one? [laughter] >> he blames that on emotional distress. they are claiming that he had a mild case of sleep apnea that resulted in tiredness. >>> "the new york daily news" obtained arnold schwarzenegger's new book. in the week, schwarzenegger says he told his wife, maria shriver, the truth in january of '11. he said he -- was in a counseling session. he said he knew the boy was his. he said this was politically acceptable because he had not campaigned on family values. >>> a flight attendant claiming a lot of ipad has -- a -- claiming an ipad was lost has kept it for herself. she claims she planned it turn it in but police say they found her personal information on it. the owner used an app to help police found that ipad. >>> a gun accidentally went off the philadelphia international airport yesterday but luckily no one was hurt. the tsa says screeners saw a loaded gun inside of a flight att
and commerce and chair and ranking minority member. the gentleman from washington, mr. hastings and the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. markey, the gentleman from from michigan, upton and the gentleman from california, mr. waxman and the gentleman from florida, mr. mica and the gentleman from west virginia, mr. rahall, each will control 10 minutes. and the house will be in order. and the chair would recognize the gentleman from washington, mr. hastings. mr. hastings: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the chair: the gentleman is recognized. mr. hastings: mr. chairman, 2008 campaign, president obama plainly declared the policies he supports would bankrupt american coal production. the obama administration has waged a war on coal, coal jobs and the small businesses in the mining supply chain and the low cost energy that millions of americans rely on. mr. chairman, the house is not in order. the chair: the gentleman is correct. the committee will be in order and the chair would ask members to take your conversations in the back of the chamber, to remove your conversations
department of commerce to give back free, yes, free money right in the middle of the mall. >> you guys want to find some money? >> reporter: there's just one problem. >> do you want some money? are you sure? >> reporter: these skeptical shoppers don't believe us. >> you guys want to look up unclaimed property and see if you have any money waiting for you. we got thousands of dollars. millions of dollars. >> reporter: but they should. statistics show one in ten of us has unclaimed money waiting. it comes from things like forgotten apartment security deposits, final paychecks you didn't pick up and money left to you by loved ones. the states hold it for their citizens. minnesota commerce commissioner mike rothman loves giving it back. >> check, if there's nothing there, fine, but you never know. it could be a hundred dollars. a thousand dollars or tens of thousands of dollars that's your money. >> there you go. >> reporter: kathy westin is one of the doubters. can we change her mind? >> yes. whoo-h whoo-hoo. >> reporter: yes, with a nice find, $675 for her extended family. >> i'm very happy.
on the commerce committee and became very, very close pals. i mean very close. i admire barbara mikulski so much. she came to congress after wages a successful battle in baltimore baltimore, the battle they were trying to put a highway through the old neighborhood where she lived. she stopped it and she road rode it all the way to congress and then to the senate. she has seniority among women democratic senators, and she's widely respected on both sides of the aisle. >> jennifer: she's one tough cookie. i'm curious whether you think hilly will actually run in 2016. >> eliot: why are you looking at me, because i'm from new york? >> jennifer: you're from new york. >> eliot: i think she will. i think she should. mr. vice president you know any decision like this is so person, where you are in life and what you want to put yourself through, but i think she's universally respected admired whatever tensions there may have been or sensibility of the public there was nothing but respect for her. as secretary of state she has represented this nation superbly, and i think she could clear the field in the
employs people and helping commerce. this is about business, about moving commerce and about roads. >> neil: we're not a great power jay more, because we bled money dry. >> and on-- >> this is a bee -- bipartisan rant. bled money dry, 16 trillion in debt. >> going to way-- >> we're going to get better results if we spend more money. we can't become a great power with the government spending money. maybe we should entertain being a great power with the government simply stepping down. >> if the private sector isn't creating jobs, who is going to have jobs. the public sector-- >> i'm willing to make a bet. if you get out of my way, the private sector will start doing the job. >> they've had a chance and haven't done it. >> neil: because it's in the way-- because you're regulating, you're taxing. >> and laying people off, they're making money-- >> they're doing it because the environment-- would you invest in an environment that is more-- >> this is america. >> neil: and the government is more capital, the government is taxing more, regulating more. is that environment, would you comm
the 33rd hispanic chamber of commerce convention in los angeles he would end what he called the obama administration hos silty toward small business. >> national unemployment is 8.1%. hispanic unemployment is over 10%. over 2 million more hispanics are living in post officeerty y than when obama took office. >> he told the business group he would reform immigration policy. unlike the president who promised he would make it a priority. >> the president never offered up a bill. like so many issues confronting our nation, when it comes to immigration, politics have been put ahead of people for far too long. >> team romney argues re-electing the president means four more years of chaos overseas and domestic decline. paul ripe helped dueling iowa cam pape events. ripe delivered entitlement reform speech to the aarp later this week. >> romney is adding new policy adds and selling details and specifics in the plan more now. >> reducing the federal employment by 10% through attrition, combining agencies and departments, to reduce the overhead, i'm going to send a number of programs that are
will instead create 7 million jobs. let me talk about obama care. the chamber of commerce surveyed 13 of its members and found that 3/4 of them said they are less likely to hire people because of "obamacare." i know we need health care reform but obama care is the wrong way to go about it. that will replace consumer choice with government choice and will cause health insurance premiums to skyrocket. it is already depressing job creation. i will repeal "obamacare" and replace it. with reforms that increased choice, slowed down the runaway growth of insurance costs, and opened the doors to more new jobs. [applause] if we do those five things,if we take advantage of our energy resources at home and we fix our schools and open more trade and we cut the deficit and we truly champion small business, our economy will come roaring back. we can do better than this lackluster economy. we can create 12 million jobs and rising take-home pay. my confidence comes from the entrepreneurs i met across the country. we're in a room full of them right here. in 1988, a person founded a spanish-language weekly, a
helped drag down the american economy and experts say it could get worse. according to the u.s. commerce department economy drew 3.1%. that is lower than the government's of -- 1.3% and that is lower than 1.7%. the drought and consumer spending contributed to the drop in the rate of economic growth. some analysts say the drought will continue to hurt the economy for months. republicans claim the numbers show that the president's policies have failed while the white house points out that the economy has grown for a dozen consecutive quarters. according to a new fox news polls of likely voters, 44% approve of the president's handling of the economy compared to 35% two years ago. john reports is following the romney campaign and live tonight but first, let's get to ed henry live outside the white house. you would think the bad economic news would have the president scrambling? >> especially on top of that economic growth number you mentioned which is very weak, durable goods, that came in. it's down 13.2%. washing machines and things that are supposed to last three years. it was the worst d
the commerce department and what it showed was that the median price of a newly constructed home is at $257,000. that's a jump up 11% from july to august. now, a few reasons for these higher prices. less of a supply of homes on the market and that means more people are going after fewer properties. plus, mortgage rates are at record lows. that's a real good incentive to get people out there to buy. also, an increasing number of buyers. they just haven't been able to find previously owned homes that they like, they are opting to go brand-new and those are traditionally more expensive. victor? >> good news for the housing market. what impact did this have on the overall economic outlook? >> no doubt about it. housing is really a critical component and manufacturing is what pulled us out of the recession and economists, they want to see them pass the baton. that's really important for consumer spending because when people feel like their home is worth more, they feel wealthier and they tend to spend more and that's something our economy needs. a direct correlation with the job's market. people
. aspercreme. >>> some good housing news today. housing starts are up. according to the commerce department. construction of homes and apartments was up about 2.3%. you have to seasonally adjust to get the real number, about 750,000. single family housing starts alone were up 5.5% to about 535,000. what asks all this mean? the best pace since april 2010, which is why the national association of home builders reported that build confidence is really good. the best since 006. which brings me to tonight's number. 71%. despite that seemingly good news, we are still 71% below the housing start high, which was in january 2006, and despite the increase, multifamily start, apartment buildings, were down and building permits, which are a very good sign of future construction, were also down. also, many of the would be buyers reported difficulty qualifying for the loans and down payments banks require. bottom line, the fed can keep interest rates really low. seems to not be the major part of the problem. >>> 32-year-old deanna cook called dallas 911 begging for help as her ex-husband attacked her in
for the convention. then the chamber of commerce of charlotte and the involvement of local business owners in the dnc. ♪ host: well, the democratic national convention kicks off today at 5:00 p.m. eastern time. first lady, michelle obama, and the mayor of san antonio are two of the featured speakers at the time warner cable a real not in an uptown charlotte. 400 alternates and 5900 delegates will be at the convention. 50% of the democratic delegates are women. here is the front page of "of the charlotte observer" this morning. -- first page -- front page of "the charlotte observer" this morning. the convention kicks off in at 5:00 p.m. we will go over the schedule in just a few minutes. "voters in the second term undeserved, country is worse off." a belief that president obama does not deserve election according to a new poll. voters say that the nation is in worse condition now than it was in 2008. they say that obama does not deserve reelection. that is the top line of this poll. that seems to be a constant theme in this morning's papers. are you better off? that is the question this morning for
angeles where romney spoke to the u.s. hispanic chamber of commerce. jim, today it looks like romney is reaching out to latino voters. >> reporter: that's right, joe. he's doing just that. but he's also according to his campaign unveiling some of the details of his economic plan. just as voters are starting to pay attention to this election. but there are new distractions out there. namely a campaign blame game that does not go over well 50 days before an election. after a week of gop handwringing over his response to violence in the middle east, mitt romney is rebooting his message, returning to the issue that has driven his campaign from the beginning. the economy. >> it's time for a president who's committed to cutting spending and balancing the budget. and i know how to do that. we balanced the bajt budget in my company and in the olympics. >> reporter: in a speech to the hispanic chamber of commerce, he offered remedies to the deficit he rarely talks about. the retooled approach is backed up with plain language in new ads. >> got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the defi
chamber of commerce. >> thank you so much for that warm introduction. and congratulations to christina as well. thank you. good to be here. i have a son here. hi, guys. it is an honor to be your guest and speak to you as we begin national hispanic heritage month. i am pleased to represent the party of governor susana martinez and marco rubio and ted cruz. these leaders are republicans for the same reasons as millions of other hispanics. they see ours is the party of opportunity, the party that will restore america's prosperity. at our convention, governor martinez described that experience that is so familiar. at the beginning of her career she was a democrat, and she got an invitation to go to lunch with a couple of republicans. the words "democrat" and "republican" did not come up. they talked about issues, such as how to keep welfare from becoming a burden to work. she said, "i'll be darned, we are republicans." i like to hear stories like that. i am convinced the republican party is the right home of hispanic americans, but my speech today is not about my party. it is about the cou
to the commerce clause, individual mandate. we began the litigation and motions were filed by the government. and in oklahoma, when the case was taken up by the supreme court. as of the decision in june, i filed a motion to lift the stay in oklahoma, the eastern district, asking judge white to consider an amendment. as you know, the original challenge was about constitutionality of the cadets. this is about implementation. this addresses the concerns about the irs a world that was adopted may 18 specifically, and the affordable care act's the implementation, if you will, of the employer mandate, the penalty under the law dealing with large employers. it is about that role an inconsistency with the language, the statute, and seeking to hold the pro-government accountable as it relates to implementing that particular portion of the law. host: what about that part of the law? is it unconstitutional or illegal? guest: the specifics include cross that under the aca, a state does not adopt a state health care exchange, then the subsidies, the tax credit, did not issue to the state and consequently
to the commerce clause, the individual mandate and began litigation and filed from the government. and to the supreme court, after the decision in june this year i filed a motion to lift the stage to the eastern district of federal courts asking judge white to consider an amendment to the complaint and the original challenge about constitutionality of the law this is about implementation of the law. this addresses the concerns about the irs will adopt on the eighteenth specifically and the affordable care act's implementation since the employer mandate accessibility penalty under the law and our lawsuit is about that rule and the inconsistency with the statute and seeking to hold the federal government accountable since it relates to implementing that portion of the law. >> what about that part of the law? is it unconstitutional or illegal? what are you arguing? >> specifics include under the aca if a state does not adopt the health care exchange then the tax credits issued to the state consequently the employer mandate penalty does not accrue either. the irs on may 18th this year
and the totality. at that related to the commerce clause, individual mandate. we began the litigation and motions were filed by the government. and in oklahoma, when the case was taken up by the supreme court. as of the decision in june, i filed a motion to lift the stay in oklahoma, the eastern district, asking judge white to consider an amendment. as you know, the original challenge was about constitutionality of the law. this is about implementation. this addresses the concerns about the irs a world that was adopted may 18 specifically, and the affordable care act's the implementation, if you will, of the employer mandate, the penalty under the law dealing with large employers. it is about that role an inconsistency with the language, the statute, and seeking to hold the pro- government accountable as it relates to implementing that particular portion of the law. host: what about that part of the law? is it unconstitutional or illegal? guest: the specifics include cross that under the aca, a state does not adopt a state health care exchange, then the subsidies, the tax credit, did not issue to
chamber of commerce in los angeles. tomorrow he is in new york city. wednesday he travels to florida. you can follow the road to the white house on the c-span networks. this group is organized by the hart research associates. responding to what the undecided have to say. that is at 8:30 eastern, here on c-span. again, mitt romney speaking live to supporters in los angeles. that starts at 3:15 eastern. we will have it for you here on c-span. until then, a look at school nutrition programs in u.s.. host: every monday on "washington journal," we take a look at your money. taxpayer dollars and what programs they're going towards. today, looking at the federal school lunch program. our guest is jessica donze black, the kid's safe and healthy food director project for pew health and group. the national school lunch program in 2011 cost $11 billion. at lunch is served, 32 million per day. what is the school lunch program? guest: it is a federally funded program that makes lunches available to students all of the country on a daily basis. and actually started in the 1940's so it's been around a v
. and on the big issue, the commerce clause, he kept it as narrow as he could under the circumstances. >> right. most of us and certainly the argument going into the case was all about whether the commerce clause of article one gave congress the right to pass this. >> can you compel people to engage in commerce? >> correct. and roberts said no. which was a tremendous conservative victory. but then he turned the corner and he said, well, congress also has the power to tax and this was a legitimate tax under that part of the power. >> this move obviously a brilliant political move on the court. is roberts as good as anybody you've seen over the past let's say quarter century, 30, 40 years politically in working of the court? >> better. >> better than anybody. >> he's brilliant. >> and a better writer. you know, i think the best writer in the history of the supreme court was robert jackson, who served in the '40s and '50s, fascinating, brilliant guy. john roberts is an elegant, beautiful stylist, which is the exception rather than the trial supreme court. he's remarkable man. >> so john roberts pr
to be for political purposes. a lot of what we're trying to do is increase commerce between the united states and other countries. part of what we're trying to do is debunk myths about the united states, increase tourism in the united states. so a lot of this is not all about politics per se. in terms of who we're reaching, you know, there are now over five billion mobile handsets on planet earth. the average mobile penetration in developed countries is now about 316% -- 116%, in developing countries it's about 70 or 80%. most of those people are using those handsets to access social media platforms where the state department publishes. so we're reaching large numbers of individuals the world around. there are about 2.4 sort of traditional internet users, and that number's going to be three billion in the near future, so, sure, we're communicating with all of -- with a great many of those. but what's also interesting to us is thinking about this great development perspective and thinking about how if, for example, sub-saharan africa or south central asia are becoming newly hyperconnected, how
. brilliant. >> shepard: yeah, everybody seemed to laugh it off. local chamber of commerce slammed those folks on facebook saying they are lucky they got away because the bison, well, it's big. the florida teenager who had his arm bitten off in an alligator attack back in july says is he getting used to his new prosthetic arm it helps him open water bottles, grab different items and even weld. a couple of months ago the teen fought off a gator while swimming in a river in southwest florida. wildlife officials later found his arm inside that gator intact. but mangled to the degree that they couldn't reattach it. trace gallagher with the news. is he live with us tonight. bionic arm. >> brand new technology. fred langdale is first in the world to get this thing. not exactly the $6 million man. it runs $80,000 which was donated. interesting because the arm uses censors to control movements and each finger has its own motor that allows to you grip in a natural way. can he actually grab an egg. can he hold a styrofoam cup of coffee and at the same time he could crush a beer can. it's tough to get th
left president clinton as commerce secretary and joining president obama chief of staff, it was pretty partisan when clinton was there. they did impeach a president. it was pretty -- newt gingrich was a very tough leader who had led the revolution for the republicans to take back the house the first time in 40 years. and he was the leader of the group. what surprised me first of all was just enormous bitterness and anger deviciveness that was deep. i think a lot of that was the last 10 years of the fragmentationch our politics, media, fact that you've got these media organizations that take one side or the other and may drive it, drive it, drive it. >> charlie:basically cable television and talk radio. >> yeah and over the last few years we could have a year around campaign mentality. a lot of that is driven by that kftion on television shows on sunday. it's all about the politics. so what goes on in a campaign which used to end at the of the campaign and then you govern now bawtion of the year-round poll sticking and campaigning you're governing with the same climate and attitude at t
event, a speech to the hispanic chamber of commerce in california. that was it. on tuesday, his two events were both fund-raisers. they were closed to the public and those were in the great swing state of utah, followed by the great swing state of texas. okay, this is not what it looks like to campaign for president. these are not swing states. republican senator lindsey graham told reporters of mitt romney today, "he's a great guy, he should win this election, but being in utah is necessary to raise money, but he doesn't have to be there, in my view." senator graham continued, "i think what romney needs to do is get into virginia and run for sheriff. this is not rocket science." real clear politics covered mr. romney's mysteriously light schedule yesterday. they quoted a well-connected republican fund-raiser saying, "there's not really a campaign here. he's getting ready for the debates and he's out fund-raising. you've got enough money." real clear politics also notes that in the 19 days following the conclusion of the republican convention, mr. romney spent only 9 of those 19 day
confidence. >> jennifer: in michigan, we have long known that michigan chamber of commerce, et cetera has supported and bought and paid for many of the people who are on the supreme court, at least that's the allegation. very disconcerting in terms of trust of the judiciary. bridget mccormack, thank you so much for joining us inside "the war room" with that totally entertaining campaign video. i really appreciate it. and brett ehrlich is turning his attention to swing state politics and he immediately regrets it.ú >> coming up, marco rubio tries to touch old people. (vo) cenk uygur is many things. >>oh really? >>"if you ever raise taxes on >>the rich, you're going to destroy our economy." not true! what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025, we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone's ready with the know how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's
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